The Australian National University (ANU)

Master of Actuarial Practice

The Australian National University (ANU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

Are you a maths whiz who wants stimulating work, limitless potential and an ever growing salary? This is the esteemed degree that will make you a thought leader in financial fields. With an ANU Master of Actuarial Practice degree, you will excel in your career literally anywhere in the world.Risk is all around us - in investment markets, on the roads, from our health and the climate. This degree will teach you how to apply your mathematical talent in understanding, measuring and managing risks.


The Master of Actuarial Practice requires the completion of 120 units.


  • Actuarial studies

Standard entry requirements

Applicants must present a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0, with at least one course in the field of mathematics that must cover calculus and linear algebra. Or an ANU Graduate Certificate of Finance and Actuarial Statistics (Actuarial Statistics or Actuarial Studies specialisation) with a minimum GPA of 4.5/7.0, with at least one course in the field of mathematics from university studies that must cover calculus and linear algebra.

Study pathways

Pathways Graduates of the Master of Actuarial Practice from ANU may progress to an Australian Qualifications Framework level 10 qualification (Doctoral Degree) subject to specific admission requirements. Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (1 semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (1 year) of credit. Cognate Disciplines Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, Statistics, Actuarial Studies, Maths, Business Information Systems, Management, Marketing, International Business, Engineering, Physics, Science.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Domestic: $86,225
International: $116,700
  • Full-time : 2.5 years

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